Ramadan not only serves as a time to reflect with relatives and friends, but to also enjoy delicious meals together. Whether it was a collective and joint effort of each family bringing a dish to contribute at the mosque, or relatives and friends would host Ramadan dinner in their own homes, those memories are what made Ramadan extremely exciting for me.
Making healthy food choices requires us to slow down and be intentional. It does not, however, have to be difficult! In fact, a few simple changes today can lead to tremendous improvements in your short and long term health and wellness.
With so many scenarios for school in 2020 including: all-virtual learning; in-person instruction; and multiple hybrid schooling situations, meal prepping and grocery shopping has become very stressful. I know most moms feel this to their core, "What do I feed the kids today"?
Planning meals and snacks for yourself each week is on trend...and hard. Once you add a partner or spouse and kids of different ages to the mix it can quickly become overwhelming. Do I make separate meals for everyone’s different preferences? Do I have to have every meal and snack planned out? How do I make mealtimes more peaceful? How do I stop a food fight? These are all real concerns that even a dietician mom faces each and every day.
Check out these tips for feeding the whole family:
What do you want mealtime to look like in your home? Less stressful? Maybe a little more fun? Do you have dreams of your kids being involved and it not being complete chaos? No promises on that last one, but here are a few tips to get mealtime running a little more smoothly for the family.